Directed by Stanley Tucci
Starring Geoffrey Rush, Armie Hammer, Clemence Poesy, Sylvie Testud and Tony Shalhoub.
American writer and art-lover James Lord pays a visit to Paris in 1964 and is asked by his friend, artist Alberto Giacometti, to sit for a portrait. It should only take a few days so the flattered Lord agrees. But the creative process takes longer and is more complicated and unpredictable than he could ever have imagined.
It’s ten years since Stanley Tucci last stepped behind the camera: his last film as a director was Blind Date, when he also starred opposite Patricia Clarkson. For his latest, Final Portrait, he doesn’t venture away from the director’s chair, except for writing the script.
His bio-pic of the artist and sculptor Albert Giacometti (Geoffrey Rush) is no life story in the conventional sense, concentrating instead on just a few weeks and